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Holy Week and Easter Schedule of Worship
Maundy Thursday, April 13, worship at 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday, April 14, worship at 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 15, worship at 5:00 p.m.
Resurrection of Our Lord, Easter Sunday, April 16, worship at 8:30 a.m., 9:43 a.m., 11:00 a.m.
Easter Breakfast, Sunday, April 16, 7:45 - 10:45 a.m.
Service of Peace and Healing
Join your community of faith for a safe, contemplative gathering to experience the presence of God and pray for the world on Saturday, April 22, at 5:00 p.m.. This service is designed for people disheartened by the violence, busy-ness and unrest in our streets and in our world. It is also great for those facing personal illness or stress. May God bring peace through reflection, prayer, anointing and candle lighting.
Join us on Sunday, April 23 at 12:30 p.m. at Tracy's Tavern in Clarendon Hills, for a csual form of worship in a welcoming, informal atmosphere.
LOVE Christian Clearinghouse is introducing a new ministry called LOVE Connects. Gloria Dei is pleased to be hosting an informational meeting regarding this new program designed to help those who need help the most. Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 29 for a one hour meeting from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.. Look for more information in the coming weeks.
Vacation Bible School
Save the dates from July 31 - August 4 for "Camp Out: Getting S'more of Jesus." This year's VBS will occur at two different times. From July 31 - August 2, we will have Day Camp from 9:00 a.m. - Noon, and from August 2 - 4, we will have Night Camp from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Come to one session, or come to both as the stories and fun will change each day. There will even be a family picnic to end each session. Registration forms will be made available soon!
Garden Party WELCA Spring Event
This year's Spring Event will be held on Saturday, May 6, from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be served at noon. The program will begin at 1:00 p.m. The presenter will be June Vandervest, Master Gardener and member of the Downers Grove Garden Club. June will demonstrate how to put together a flower pot, herb garden and a fairy garden. The ticket prices are $7. per person; $5. for ages 6-12; and children under 6 are free. A drawing will be held at the conclusion of the program for the table arrangements created by June.